The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Live your life and forget your age.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.